Man dies after being shot by security guard in North Philadelphia

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Man dies after being shot by security guard in North Philadelphia. Walter Perez reports during Action News at 6 p.m. on September 16, 2017. (WPVI)

Police say a man has died after he was shot by a security guard at a corner bar in the North Philadelphia.

The shooting happpened shortly after 11 p.m. Friday at Germantown Avenue and Cumberland Street.

Police say that man opened fire right in front of the security guard, hitting a man and woman in their legs. That's when the guard opened fire.

"Right in front of him he observed this male fire on people that were walking down the street, and that's how we believe this woman and man were shot in their legs," said Captain Drew Techner.

The 30-year-old man who was shot by the guard was dropped off by an unknown person at Temple University Hospital where he later died.

The 30-year-old man and 25-year-old woman who were shot in their legs also showed up at the hospital for treatment where they are listed in stable condition.

Police say they recovered a handgun they believe belonged to the man who died.

Authorities say the security guard is cooperating with the investigation.

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